Welcome to Vanner

Vanner has been delivering engineering excellence in power conversion and power transformation for commercial vehicles in nine markets since 1977. Vanner is a leader in commercial transportation and designs and delivers patented high quality, cost-effective and environmentally responsible products and services in the U.S. and around the world.

Markets Served

Ambulance, Coach AC Power, Heavy Truck, Hybrid, Military, Mobile Office, Transit Bus, Work Truck

Featured News

2014 Idle-Reduction Presentation (pdf)

Clean Fuels Ohio Member Company

Vanner is a member of Clean Fuels Ohio. View the Vanner Webinar to learn about vehicle electrification and anti-idling systems with a wide range of fleet applications including municipal and highway plow vehicles, utility and work trucks, ambulance and police vehicles, on-highway trucks and more.

Industry Leadership

We are a transportation industry leader with proven engineering expertise, market leadership, patented products, ISO/TS 16949 certification, and an award-winning assembly plant in Hilliard, Ohio. With 75% marketshare in Ambulance and 80% marketshare in the Bus Industry, companies trust Vanner for high-quality, on-time delivery of power conversion/transportation products for OEMs, transit companies and after-market suppliers.

Vanner Named ‘Strategic Supplier’ by Gillig

Gillig named Vanner a Strategic Supplier in their Supplier Performance Program which makes Vanner one of their Top 20 vendors.

TechColumbus Innovation Award Semifinalist


The Vanner IdleWatch® engineering team is a TechColumbus Innovation Award semifinalist in the New Product category for companies with less than 250 employees.

Problem Solving Specialists

We are problem-solvers who work closely with companies of all sizes in each market to design, develop and deliver an advanced line of custom and standard power transformation products and solutions including: High Voltage DC-DC Converters, Idle-Reduction Systems, Ultracapacitor Start Assist Systems, Model-based Battery Monitoring, Battery Equalizers with Internal Battery Monitoring and J-1939 CAN Bus Communication, and our broad offering of AC Power options. We also deliver best-in-the industry static and dynamic inverters, battery chargers, isolators, converters, equalizers, throttles and accessories.

Excitement in Hybrid

Vanner is focused on power conversion using the power from the hybrid drive system to remove the belt-driven loads for buses and trucks and improve the overall value proposition of the hybrid specialty vehicle with environmentally responsible solutions that save fleets money and reduce maintenance costs.

Hybrid News Updates

Allison EP40/50™ Smart Electrification program using Vanner’s Hybrid Beltless Alternator.

The Vanner Hybrid Beltless Alternator and Death Valley Thermal Testing

Vanner is a Problem-solver for the Bus Industry: Hybrid Bus Evolution

OSU/CAR Third Frontier Collaboration

Vanner is collaborating with The Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and other parties under a Third Frontier grant to electrify the bus to make it cleaner, more energy efficient with less maintenance.

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